"No Shirt, No Shoes, No Salvation" as written by Efrem Schultz, Paul Michael Miner, Jim Miner, I. Fowles and J. Alexander....
I don't think God's broke
So I don't give a shit.
You're paying through your teeth
Don't think you're getting it.
Put your money where your mouth is
Let's go heal the sick.
Let's see some miracles now
I'm drowning in bullshit!
In the face of defeat we must rise again.
In this world of deceit we must never bend.
When you end up on the bottom
I'll rise to the top.
Don't put the brakes on now
'Cause I will never stop.

I don't wanna pay
This is not a life.
Will you just let me
Die! die!
Sacrifice my soul
Don't have to waste my time.
I'd rather curl up and
Die! die!
I don't wanna pay
This is not a life.
Pass the plate
Watch the blood drip from your hands!

Brainwashed victims talk to God for a nominal fee.
Drop a coin in the can
Hell no!
Not me!
Your parents and your teachers
They're all robots too!
Leading sheep to the slaughter
Kids like me and you!
Bible thumpers
Disguised as your favorite band.
Spreading hate and propaganda across God's great land.
Taking advantage
Of all your parents' money.
Open your eyes, man.
Don't you think it's kinda funny?

I don't wanna pay
This is not a life.
Will you just let me
Die! die!
Sacrifice my soul
Don't have to waste my time.
I'd rather curl up and
Die! die!
I don't wanna pay
This is not a life.
Pass the plate
Watch the blood drip from your hands!
From your hands!

No!
I don't wanna pay
This is not a life.
Will you just let me
Die! die!
Sacrifice my soul
Don't have to waste my time.
I'd rather curl up and
Die! die!
I don't wanna pay
This is not a life.
Will you just let me
Die! die!
Sacrifice my soul
Don't have to waste my time.
I'd rather curl up and
Die!


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"No Shirt, No Shoes, No Salvation" as written by I. Fowles Efrem Schultz

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    General Commentoh man.. ive always loved this song. i agree with the lyrics completely.. it's almost amusing how true it is.
    rizzoinab0xon January 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIn the song " You mess with one bean , you mess with the whole burrito " He says " Everytime you fucked with them , it's everytime you fucked with me "Sounds a lot like some Jesus Christ quotation to me .

    And in "No Shirt , No Shoes , No Salvation" He says

    "Bible thumpers disguised as your favorite band
    Spreading hate and propaganda across God's great land. "

    Could the "bible thumpers" be DBS themselves ? And " the day of the death " reffering to the day they became sellouts ?
    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmon May 31, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthow does "eveytime u fucked with them, is everytime you fucked with me" a jesus christ quotation? sorry budday but that sounds nothing like one. and if u are trying to say that dbs are "bible thumpers" then you really gotta listen to a bit more of their stuff and listen to the meanings of their songs. opinions are opinions and that is mine.


    drink_drank_punk01on June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love jesus!
    LovelessWonderon July 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAt a show i went to, one of the members was wearing a shirt that said, "Christianity is stupid." and another member wore a shirt that said "Jesus hates me." Sounds to me like they arent too big on the whole Christ thing.
    ILikeGuamTheCountryon July 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentawesome band
    harris_101on March 18, 2003   Link
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    General Commentdeath by stereo makes really good music. im not too big on the whole anti-christian or religion thing, but if thats their opinion then let them have it. i like music for the music. this song has good guitar. good band.
    blueblackeyes101on May 02, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti haven't really heard any other song from them except for looking out for #1, which was on P-O-R 5. and Zilk i do kinda agree with you. you kinda makes sense. i'm not a fan of the band (at least not yet) so i could be wrong. and drink_drank_punk01, if you were being serious in you last post, Zilk just paraphrased a famous Jesus' saying, which is: "What you do to the least of my brothers, that you do unto me". but i guess you knew that already right? you're not stupid. :-)
    assbleedon June 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commentzylk is a idiot, if they are preaching anything its against that religion, maybe if you pray zylk, god can tell you what to say here, and if you want ill donate a dollar so he might listen to you this time
    goeatdogshiton April 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI dont really care what lyrics are, i just love music. oh man, but zylk is an idiot, i agree. Death by stero isnt too big on religion....well i know efrem isnt, he has never said talked about religion or any of that shit to me. plus he drinks like no ones mutha! and he loves sex!!!!!
    Acerbic Heart138on July 03, 2004   Link

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